Liver transplantation is the replacement of a diseased liver with a healthy liver graft.
The most commonly used technique is orthotopic transplantation, in which the native liver is removed and replaced by the donor organ in the same anatomic location as the original liver.learn more
Heart & Lung
The Freeman Hospital’s Cardiopulmonary Transplant service was established over 20 years ago.
We performed our first heart transplant in 1985 and our first lung transplant in 1987.learn more
Celebrating over 40 years of transplant success, the Newcastle Hospitals have performed more than 1,200 kidney transplants, helping to save lives and give people a better quality of life.
Today, all renal care and kidney related surgery for adults takes place at the Freeman Hospital where we carry out somewhere in the region of 100 kidney transplants every year.learn more
Pancreas transplantation was first introduced more than 40 years ago.
Clinicians specialising in this field continually seek more minimally invasive treatment techniques.learn more
The Freeman Hospital is one of only seven specially-designated islet transplant centres in the UK.
In this procedure, a donated pancreas is processed to remove most of the cells.learn more